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2/4/17 SABR Day Wrap Up

The February 4th SABR Day meeting in Detroit was kicked off with a slide show presentation of Detroit Stars and Hamtramck Stadium. As many of you know the site was recently granted $50,000 for redevelopment. We were also able to see a brief promotional video and heard from the President of Friends of Historic Hamtramck Stadium Gary Gillette. We then viewed Norman Turkey Stearnes: A Family Album, presented by his youngest daughter Joyce Stearnes...
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SABR Detroit Chapter Meeting 8/20/2016

The next meeting of the SABR Detroit Chapter will be held on Saturday, August 20, from 1-5 p.m at Everybody Reads bookstore in Lansing. The meeting will feature a book club-style discussion of the works of renowned Lansing baseball historian and prolific author Peter Morris. Peter will speak briefly at the beginning of the meeting and participate in the discussion of his books “Game of Inches”, “Level Playing Fields”, and “Catcher” during the afternoon,...
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2016 SABR Day Meeting Info

The Detroit Chapter will hold its annual SABR Day meeting on Saturday, January 30, from 1:00 till 5:30 p.m. in the Explorers Room of the Detroit Public Library, 5201 Woodward Avenue in Midtown Detroit (http://www.detroitpubliclibrary.org/branch/main). The meeting will be preceded by an optional lunch at 11:30 at Maccabees at Midtown bistro, 5057 Woodward, across the street from the DPL (http://www.maccabeesatmidtown.com/). Our SABR Day 2016 agenda (Detroit SABR Day 2016 meeting agenda) includes featured speakers...
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2015 Winter Meeting Audio Files are Available

Audio files from the January 2015 meeting of the SABR Detroit chapter can be found here – 27 in all. These include the panel discussion on ballparks, with a focus on the trio of Wrigley Field, Fenway Park, and Tiger Stadium. The discussion covers many aspects of these parks over the decades. In addition, there are discussions about the current state of baseball and its fan base, comparisons of the two Comiskey parks, and...
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SABR Day 2015 Trivia Quiz

The very challenging Detroit chapter SABR Day trivia quiz is shared here in two versions – with and without answers. Take your best shot at the questions, and then validate your answers with the second file. First, the questions: SABR_DAY_2015_TRIVIA_QUIZ_final …and then the answers: SABR_DAY 2015_TRIVIA QUIZ_with_answers_Final Don’t feel bad if you failed to ace this one!  ...
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2015 SABR Day Meeting

The 2015 SABR Day meeting of the Detroit chapter was held on January 31, 2015 in the Old Fine Arts Room at the main branch of the Detroit Public Library. A number of topics were covered, including: Tributes to late SABR members Dick Clark and Don Lund A panel discussion on three historic ballparks – Wrigley Field, Fenway Park, and Tiger Stadium Navin Field Grounds Crew presentation Updates on Tiger Stadium and Hamtramck Stadium...
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Greenberg Biographer to Speak at Detroit SABR Chapter Meeting on July 12

The SABR Detroit Chapter will hold a special midsummer meeting from 3-6 p.m. on Friday, July 12, in the Ernie Harwell Room of the Detroit Public Library. The featured speaker at the meeting will be SABR member John Rosengren, author of a much-needed new biography of Tigers Hall of Famer Hank Greenberg. The meeting will begin at 3 p.m. with a quick quiz about the recent movie “42”, followed by a discussion of its...
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SABR Day 2013 Agenda

On Saturday, January 26, a joint meeting of the Toledo/Bresnahan-Mudhens Chapter, Southeast Michigan/Don Lund Chapter, West Michigan/Wally Pipp Chapter, and the Detroit Chapter will be held for SABR Day 2013. The day will begin with an optional lunch at Tony Packo’s CafĂ© at 11:30 a.m. (5827 Monroe St., Sylvania OH 43560). RSVP not required. The formal meeting starts at Sylvania branch of Toledo-Lucas County Public Library at 1 p.m. (6749 Monroe St., Sylvania). The...
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